Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company’s more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.
Sensus, a Xylem brand, helps a wide range of public service providers – from utilities to cities to industrial complexes and campuses – do more with their infrastructure to improve quality of life in their communities. We enable our customers to reach farther through the application of technology and data-driven insights that deliver efficiency and responsiveness. We partner with them to anticipate and respond to evolving business needs with innovation in sensing and communications technologies, data analytics and services. Learn more at sensus.com and follow @SensusGlobal on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
The Role: Sensus, a Xylem brand seeks to hire a Factory General Laborer. This position performs a variety of manufacturing duties necessary for general production or the assembly of water meters and various metering systems. Job duties may involve assembly, cleaning, sweeping, repairing or the assisting others. Position typically requires the use and operation of a variety of simple machines, tools and parts; and the ability to exercise judgement and care to insure quality of work.
Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:
Sweeping cleaning, lifting, moving, carrying; obtaining parts and/or assemblies or sub-assemblies, skids, containers, trays, etc.
Fitting and assembling manually or with hand tools and fixtures.
Visually check, clean, stamp, and otherwise perform such operations as required to complete assembly as instructed.
Report unusual production or quality circumstances to supervisor.
Maintain written or electronic production and job records.
Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
The ability to read, write, perform simple arithmetic,
use simple gauges and follow instructions
One-year relevant work experience gained from the machining, assembly, packaging, material handling, electronics, or plastics injection molding industries is highly preferred.
Related manufacturing or vocational-technical training in machine set-up or operation is preferred but not required.
Interest and ability to work all shifts.
Basic computer familiarity is preferred.
(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Manufacturing plant environment requiring the use of safety glasses, safety equipment, and in some areas, hearing protection.
Ability to occasionally lift up to 20 pounds.
Ability to perform movements associated with part assembly, cleaning, sweeping.
Ability to perform simple lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying
(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Shop environment, work on equipment used in water and wastewater industry
Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours
EOE including disability and veteran